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Title:Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Short Description:This workbook is designed to assist Spanish speaking students and their families with gaining a better understanding of the financial aid process and how to navigate it.
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College and Career Planning (for Students)
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
Spanish-language Publications
Undocumented Immigrant/Immigrant/Migrant Students

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Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Income Based Repayment Calculator
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Latino college completion: Florida
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Why these students? Reasons to help undocumented students
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
How America pays for college 2012
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
College hopes and worries survey
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Adult college completion toolkit
Student debt and the class of 2011
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The student debt crisis
Feed the Pig Financial Planning for College
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Advocacy in action toolkit
State policy profiles for completion by design
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Western Policy Exchanges
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Cohort default rates in context
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Trends in college pricing 2011
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Student debt and the class of 2010
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Latino college completion: Texas
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
College Abacus
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
GraduateTutor.com: Your scholarship directory
Getting ready for success: Bridging the gap between high school and college in Tacoma, Washington
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
Paying for college: Cost comparison worksheet
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Cohort default rate resources
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Buying college: What consumers need to know
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Indiana's Cash for College
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Student debt 101
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Student debt and the class of 2009
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
GetMeToCollege.org (How to prepare, pay for, and succeed in college for first-generation college students)
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Paying and saving for college
College Resources for Parents
Think college? Me? Now?
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
Trends in student aid 2008
Student debt and the class of 2007
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Indiana Secondary Market for Education Loans (ISM Loans)
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Master's students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Undergraduate students
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Doctoral students
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
SREB Factbook on higher education
Financial aid in theory and practice
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Breakthrough Collaborative
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Women and college savings: A survey on parental attitudes and practices
eCampusTours.com: Paying for College
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Trends in college pricing 2009
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
How Your Financial Aid Administrator Can Help You
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Federal Student Aid at a Glance
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Insuring college failure risk
Adventures in education: For college students
The credit crunch and student loans: Don't react before getting the facts
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
The Sallie Mae Fund
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Percent receiving federal financial aid and average amount per recipient
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Access to success initiative
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Financial Literacy for You (FLY)
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Project Complete
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Pasantías y otras formas de adquirir experiencia profesional (Exploring careers)
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Scholarship guide
Guia para padres (Guide for parents)
Guia para estudiantes (Guide for students)
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
How do I pay for college?
Returning to our roots: Student access
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Tips for finding a college match: Characteristics your child should consider
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Students with disabilities and access to community college: Continuing issues and new directions
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
The College Dream: A Guide for Parents
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Funding higher education for adult students
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
College: Making It Happen
Trip to college
Financial aid for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students
American Indian college fund
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Reclaiming the American dream
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Admission possible
National Center for College Costs
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Kiplinger's 100 best values in public colleges
Catching the Dream
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Financial aid letter.com
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
Quick facts about student debt
Student loan forgiveness programs
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
The Princeton Review
Talbot's student planning book
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
College Board Calculators
Federal financial aid
Mapping your future
College Goal Sunday
Indiana family college savings program
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Education Planner
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
National association of state approving agencies
GI bill education benefits
GI bill: A reality check
Debunking the myth
Education: Solving the GI bill mystery
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Cashing in on the GI bill
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
An assessment of recent proposals to improve the Montgomery GI bill
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Merit aid and college access
College Compass
Turning college and career planning into family communication
Scholarship Help
The scholarship page
El Puente Project
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Trends in student aid 2005
Categorical financial aid resources
Financial aid estimators and calculators
Searchable scholarship database
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Trends in student aid 2003
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns